9/11 Changed Grand Theft Auto III, But Only a Tiny Bit

It's long been a subject of fan speculation as to how much Rockstar Games changed Grand Theft Auto III in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. In the decade-plus since GTA III came out, rumors have abounded: cut sequences where planes hit buildings, a supposedly removed pair of Twin Towers-style skyscrapers and the… » 1/05/12 2:00pm 1/05/12 2:00pm

How 9/11 Gave Us Grand Theft Auto's Iconic Cover Style

There was Sept. 11. Then there was Oct. 22, when Grand Theft Auto III released, at a time when the United States was extremely high strung about things like the violence and moral relativism for which the series is known. Rockstar Games' Dan Houser, in a rare interview, said that the game did strip out some content as… » 10/19/11 9:00pm 10/19/11 9:00pm

The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid's wheel is the world's most insane video…

Leave it to Porsche to see the steering wheels of Formula One as just a starting point for the controls of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid racer — a Porsche with a flywheel system so awesome it's designed to kill you by stopping your heart. Somewhere in Stuttgart, there's a Porsche engineer building Joerg Bergmeister an extra… » 5/06/11 10:30am 5/06/11 10:30am

Family of 9/11 Victims Tear into Space Invaders Exhibit

After reading about the Space Invaders World Trade Center mash-up on Kotaku » 8/21/08 9:30pm 8/21/08 9:30pm, New York Daily reporter Bill Hutchinson contacted the loved ones of some killed in the attack to get their reaction. They found it "disgusting," he reports. Rosemarie Giallombardo, whose son Paul Salvio was killing on 9/11, seems to blame…